The Daily Illini

Petition against gerrymandering gains traction in Champaign County

By Chris Pullam

April 3, 2014

A petition to outlaw gerrymandering in Illinois may change the political landscape for much of the state. Gerrymandering, the redrawing of legislative districts by lawmakers, takes place in most states throughout the country. Those in support of the petition fear that lawmakers have drawn, and will cont...